Pocahontas Baseball Edges Emmetsburg
Pocahontas Area baseball beat Emmetsburg 3-2 Tuesday night in Pocahontas thanks to a great pitching performance from Braden Ehn. He pitched 6 1/13 innings and gave up 2 runs on 5 hits while striking out 3. At the plate, Pocahontas scored 3 runs on 4 hits. They were lead by Shea Ruffridge going 2-3 with 3 runs scored. Jace Davidson and Chase Boeve were both 1-3 with an RBI. The losing pitcher was Connor Joyce. He went 4 2/3 and gave up 2 runs on 2 hits. Pocahontas scored a run in the 1st, 5th and 6th inning. Emmetsburg scored a run in the 1st and 7th inning. They had a base runner at second base in the 7th inning with 1 out but was unable to push him across. Emmetsburg scored 2 runs on 5 hits. Jeremiah Weir was 2-2 with 2 RBI's. Brent Wesley was 1-2 with a run scored and Will Schany was 1-3 with a run scored.
Pocahontas improves to 6-5 and will travel to Storm Lake St. Mary's Wednesday. Emmetsburg falls to 3-6 and will host Estherville Wednesday.